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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Wine Bar
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“Cheese, wine, live music, food, courtyard to die for. Sunday nights are hopping and kids are allowed.”
  • 446 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“No cover, 2 drink minimum. Local jazz every single day from the afternoon into the evening! The place is small and can get quite crowded once the dance floor gets going!!! The Spotted Cat is a local favorite of the swing dance community.”
  • 212 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Excellent pizza joint With nightly rotating specials of pasta, pizza, and salads. Plus cocktails, beer, and dessert.”
  • 214 locals recommend
Market
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“Lots of variety in food selections, there's a great coffee vendor located in the market, can be crowded on weekend mornings.”
  • 234 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“In the Bywater. Their food is excellent. Their drinks are excellent. Their coffee is excellent. Sit outside on the lovely porch or inside in the beautifully decorated dining room is. If you want to go swimming they have a pool you can use for a daily rate. MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO USE THE FACILITY.”
  • 246 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Go upstairs and enjoy great tapas and drinks. Live music! Call ahead to find out! Welcome to the Marigny! People love it here. ”
  • 217 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“This funky spot has been slinging comfort food and breakfast classics with a twist since 1998. Their praline bacon is a star dish, but the menu has plenty to choose from.”
  • 211 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“This BBQ restaurant has the best food in the area and has been featured on the tv show Diners, Drive In’s and Dives but come early for seating.”
  • 184 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Everywhere on Frenchmen has live music, but we love the music and atmosphere at d.b.a.”
  • 170 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Satsuma Cafe hones a hipster vibe in the Bywater neighborhood. The vegan curry scramble with roasted sweet potato, kale, and cauliflower flavor blends are spot on. Mexican tacos and fluffy blueberry pancakes are hometown and out of town favorites. ”
  • 210 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful Scenic Park that leads from our neighborhood directly to French Quarter ”
  • 210 locals recommend
Café
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“Quaint neighborhood restaurant featuring fresh baked goods and outstanding dishes. They’re open for breakfast and lunch with outdoor seating and are pet friendly.”
  • 169 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Not only does HiHo have amazing comedy nights and DJ's spining R&B and dance classics, but attached is Fry & Pie- a delicious late night french fry popup. ”
  • 145 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“A fantastic music venue and restaurant. Check out their website for their full menu and up-to-date calendar. I love the Sibera Lounge. Their food is great, the crowd is fun, and music is entertaining. Located in a fast, growing Arts District.”
  • 158 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Whether it's a burlesque or drag show, live comedy, or night of swing dancing, this place is always on with the pulse of local energy.”
  • 142 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Enjoy a night out with delicious food, alcoholic drinks, and beautiful jazz music.”
  • 107 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Wine Bar
“Cheese, wine, live music, food, courtyard to die for. Sunday nights are hopping and kids are allowed.”
  • 446 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Excellent pizza joint With nightly rotating specials of pasta, pizza, and salads. Plus cocktails, beer, and dessert.”
  • 214 locals recommend
Market
“Lots of variety in food selections, there's a great coffee vendor located in the market, can be crowded on weekend mornings.”
  • 234 locals recommend
Restaurant
“In the Bywater. Their food is excellent. Their drinks are excellent. Their coffee is excellent. Sit outside on the lovely porch or inside in the beautifully decorated dining room is. If you want to go swimming they have a pool you can use for a daily rate. MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO USE THE FACILITY.”
  • 246 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Go upstairs and enjoy great tapas and drinks. Live music! Call ahead to find out! Welcome to the Marigny! People love it here. ”
  • 217 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“This funky spot has been slinging comfort food and breakfast classics with a twist since 1998. Their praline bacon is a star dish, but the menu has plenty to choose from.”
  • 211 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“This BBQ restaurant has the best food in the area and has been featured on the tv show Diners, Drive In’s and Dives but come early for seating.”
  • 184 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Satsuma Cafe hones a hipster vibe in the Bywater neighborhood. The vegan curry scramble with roasted sweet potato, kale, and cauliflower flavor blends are spot on. Mexican tacos and fluffy blueberry pancakes are hometown and out of town favorites. ”
  • 210 locals recommend

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